Joel Embiid: ‘I Knew For Sure I’d Be The No. 1 Pick’ Before Injury (VIDEO)

by June 14, 2016

After an injury-shortened season at Kansas, Joel Embiid was a guaranteed lottery pick heading into the 2014 Draft.

In an interview with VICE Sports, Embiid says, “I knew for sure that I was going to go to Cleveland and be the No. 1 pick.” But due to a foot fracture, he hasn’t stepped foot on the hardwood for his first NBA game yet.

We get a glimpse at Embiid’s personality as he rides through the City of Brotherly Love, talking about everything from his journey to the NBA to what he’s been up to recently.

You’ll also find out that the dude absolutely loves his Shirley Temples.